Indian Armed Forces receives first Chinook
- February 6, 2019
Boeing has officially handed over the first Chinook helicopter to India in the ceremony in Philadelphia, US.
The order for 22 AH-64E Apache attack, and 15CH-47F(I) Chinook transport helicopters had been placed in 2015 which will be received this year.
The AH-64E Apache attack and CH-47F(I) Chinook transport helicopters are the newest models that will help modernise the IAF’s helicopter fleet.
The Chinook is a multi-mission, heavy-lift transport helicopter used to move troops, artillery, ammunition, barrier materials, supplies and equipment on the battlefield.